Alport syndrome – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

What is Alport syndrome? Alport syndrome is a genetic condition where type IV collagen, a protein component important for the basement membrane, is misfolded, causing issues with the kidneys, the inner ear, and the eyes. Subscribe – More videos – Support us on Patreon –

This video covers the pathophysiology of Alport syndrome, important clinical signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Alport syndrome.

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